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Coastal scene from Finden's Views of ports and harbours.

Views of Ports and Harbours

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William Finden and his younger brother, Edward, were renowned English engravers. Their smooth, neat style proved popular and soon the brothers engaged several assistants to publish volumes of engraved plates depicting aspects of English society. Views of Ports and Harbours is one such volume. As...Read More
Vogue Cover August 1974


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The Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex holds more than a hundred years of Vogue magazine, as well as thousands of other periodicals essential for research into American history, but few are as special as the August 1974 issue of Vogue featuring Beverly Ann Johnson on the cover. She had been...Read More
Cover of Wake Up Our Souls

Wake Up Our Souls

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This highly illustrated book is a masterpiece. Over 100 pages in length, it describes the evolution of African American artists over time. This book focuses on the late 1900s and spans through the first decade of the 21st century. This is a Smithsonian American Art Museum publication. A New...Read More
Wallpapers by Edward Bawden printed at the Curwen Press.

Wallpapers by Edward Bawden Printed at the Curwen Press

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For a few years after 1926, the Curwen Press produced a series of wallpapers. They were designed principally by Edward Bawden, whose linocuts were transferred to lithographic plates for printing. Unlike most modern wallpapers, printed on long rolls of paper, these were printed in the traditional...Read More
Image of the book Weather lore; a collection of proverbs, sayings, and rules concerning the weather

Weather Lore

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Richard Inwards’ Weather Lore is a collection of proverbs, sayings, and quotations about the weather. With wide-ranging chapter titles such as Mists, Sound, Frost, Birds, Insects, Plants, Thermometer, and Spectroscope, Weather Lore captures the myriad ways that people have attempted to forecast...Read More
Weegee's Creative Camera cover

Weegee's Creative Camera

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On the gritty streets of Manhattan's Lower East Side during the 1930s and 40s, you could expect photojournalist Weegee to be at the scene of a crime before emergency services arrived. Sometimes developing pictures in the trunk of his car, Weegee quickly provided newspapers with the scandalous...Read More
Cover of Western Apache Material Culture

Western Apache Material Culture

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Together, the Goodwin and Guenther Collections in the Arizona State Museum form the most significant collection of Apache cultural materials dating from the mid-1800s to 1985. In the early 1930s, Grenville Goodwin came to Arizona to attend prep school, but instead was drawn to the Apaches and spent...Read More

Western Art and the New Era

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Katherine Dreier was a Progressive Era reformer, painter, writer, and collector, who focused her formidable zeal upon promoting international modern art in America. In 1920, with the aid of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, Dreier formed the Société Anonyme, Inc.: Museum of Modern Art: 1920, the...Read More
Where the Salmon Run

Where the Salmon Run

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Where the Salmon Run follows the life and activism of Billy Frank, Jr., a member of the Nisqually tribe in Washington state who became one of the most prominent American Indian activists during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and 1970s.  Frank was posthumously awarded the Presidential...Read More
Wind & the Willows, Lawrence Weiner, cover

Wind & the Willows: Iron & Gold in the Air, Dust & Smoke on the Ground

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Lawrence Weiner is a conceptual artist who has used language as his primary medium since 1968, when he concluded that viewers could experience the same effect from reading a verbal description of his work as they could from viewing the work itself. Since that point, he has been best-known for his...Read More